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4 Reasons to Earn a Master of Education

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Portrait of a happy young teacher with her students in the background

By Kellianne Holland
Early Childhood Education Major, College of Education

Earning a master’s degree can positively impact your career in many ways. Specifically, a master’s degree in education can provide education professionals with advancement in their knowledge and in their careers. At Grand Canyon University, the College of Education offers a wide variety of master’s degrees for those looking to take their studies to a whole new level. Here are a few reasons earn a Master of Education:

Explore More Options

Holding a master’s degree opens the door to many opportunities, and with a master’s degree in education, you can explore your career options with confidence. Having a master’s degree enables you to pursue a number of options in a variety of different educational settings. For example, your degree can allow you to step outside of the classroom and explore careers in areas such as curriculum development, educational consulting or administration.

Earn a Higher Pay

Generally, master’s degree holders earn higher wages. After earning a bachelor’s degree, choosing to dedicate time to a master’s program is a great decision, as it can bring you many benefits!

Grow in Your Knowledge

It is always good to gain more knowledge in your profession, and a Master of Education can help you to learn important skills and knowledge that you need to thrive in your profession. In addition, a master’s degree can help you keep up with today’s current and effective teaching methods.

Impress Employers

Earning a master’s degree shows that you are dedicated and eager to learn, and future employers will recognize this. By earning a master’s degree in education, employers can see that you are not only a continual learner, but that you are also willing to take a step further in improving your teaching and leading effectiveness. Therefore, you may increase your chances of getting hired!

Overall, enrolling in a master’s in education program is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, network and exceed all of the basic qualifications in your profession. These are just some of the many reasons why earning a Master of Education may be beneficial to you!

At Grand Canyon University, the College of Education supports students during their journey to fulfill their purpose. To learn more about GCU’s education degrees, visit our website today or request more information using the button at the top of the page!

About Kellianne Holland
Early Childhood Education Major, Digital Copywriter for GCU Blogs

Kellianne Holland is a freshman studying early childhood development at Grand Canyon University. She loves writing and is very passionate about learning about the mental development of young children. When she isn’t studying or blogging, Kellianne can be found spending her free time making tea and cookies, creating amazing vegan recipes or spoiling her weird little dog, Murphy. She also likes traveling, is an advocate for animal rights and owns a giant collection of mugs and teacups. Kellianne hopes to change the world through one day revolutionizing the way that young children are being taught in school in America. Her motto is “children learn better when they are ready, so why stress them out.”

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